Excerpt from Historical and Critical Review of the Sunday Question: With Replies to an Objector
It matters little to what domain we turn, whether to the moral, religious or historical, every subject which engages the attention of man must be subjected to the analysis of Reason. He who attempts to teach that Reason is carnal, and is not to be trusted, controverts Infinite Wisdom who gave it to man for his guidance.
One-seventh of all the days of the year are exclu ded from labor by legal enactment, and involuntary idleness is forced upon the people. It is claimed that this law has a divine origin, and that human legislation on the subject is in aid of revelation.
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